What It Takes To Ace the Real Estate Market #8211; Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Ricky Carruth focuses on building relationships rather than just selling and believes bringing value to buyers is all that matters

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A majority of entrepreneurs quit when the going becomes tough, as it possibly is the easiest option. But it those who during such circumstances show their mettle survive.

A beginning of trials and falls could have marked another course in the life of young Ricky Carruth. However, his conviction in real estate made him stick out the difficult phase of losses and in 2008, he re-started as a real estate agent from scratch. This time, with a higher value, establishing ‘relationships over transactions’ as his motto.

During his struggling days, Carruth was roofing houses, losing money, sleeping on friends#8217; couch.

This motto has stayed with him ever since, and it#8217;s precisely because of it that in 2014 he managed to sell more than 100 properties in the year as a single agent to become the number one RE/MAX agent in Alabama. He hit the number one spot in the state in 2014, 2017 and 2018 as he has continued to close over 100 properties per year every year since.nbsp;

Looking beyond

In 2017, in addition to selling, he was dedicated to training agents in the area of real estate to contribute to their professional